Toni Topaz in “Riverdale”
Vanessa Morgan stars as Toni Topaz, a tough, no nonsense Southside Serpent, in The CW’s drama “Riverdale.”
Morgan was born in Ottawa, Canada and began singing at the age of five. She made her first public performance on a televised fundraiser in Palm Springs. Other appearances quickly followed, including a stint as Junior Miss America in 1999.
Morgan is best known for her starring role as Sarah, the half vampire / half human babysitter in the Disney Channel series “My Babysitter’s a Vampire.” She had a recurring arc on the Disney Channel’s hit series “A.N.T. Farm” and also appeared in the Disney Channel original movie “Geek Charming.” She also starred in “Harriet the Spy: Blog Wars,” and recently, the MTV series “The Shannara Chronicles” and “Finding Carter.”
Morgan made her feature film debut playing a young Halle Berry in “Frankie and Alice.” She also starred as a young Vanessa Williams in VH1’s television movie “A Diva’s Christmas.” She can also be seen on the internationally syndicated TV series “The Latest Buzz.”
In her free time, she enjoys singing and writing music.